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Shem, Magaji – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The paper examines trends and issues in digital education programmes globally, drawing examples of developmental growth of Library Information Science (LIS), schools and digital education courses in North America, Britain, and Southern Asia, the slow growth of LIS schools and digital education in Nigeria and some countries in Africa and India. The…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Global Approach, Information Science Education, Electronic Learning
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Nikoonezhad, Sepideh; Nili, Mohammadreza; Esfahani, Ahmadreza Nasr – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The present study has been carried out to investigate the human barriers of developing virtual majors at Isfahan University; therefore, considering its objective, it is a functional research. It was conducted in combined (quantitative-qualitative) manner via descriptive survey method. In order to do the research, investigating the texts, interview…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Information Technology, Electronic Learning
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Alwadie, Adnan D. – Performance Improvement, 2013
As the largest country in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and its health care system are well positioned to embark on an online learning intervention so that health care providers in all areas of the country have the resources for updating their professional knowledge and skills. After a brief introduction, online continuing medical education is…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Medical Education, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning
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Mohamadzadeh, Mahnaz; Farzaneh, Jabraeal; Mousavi, Mina; Ma'ghabl, Rouhallah; Moenikia, Mahdi – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
Higher education in Iran is confronting with several challenges; some of them are increasing demand for education and insufficiency of current programs to meet the growing needs, emerging information age and the necessity of achieving information literacy, and extending educational justice. It is assumed that a high performance e-learning system…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Educational Strategies
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Nyerere, Jackline Anyona; Gravenir, Frederick Q.; Mse, Godfrey S. – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2012
The increased demand and need for continuous learning have led to the introduction of open, distance, and e-learning (ODeL) in Kenya. Provision of this mode of education has, however, been faced with various challenges, among them infrastructural ones. This study was a survey conducted in two public universities offering major components of ODeL,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Delivery Systems, Distance Education
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Al-Tarawneh, Haroon Salem; Allahawiah, Sattam – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
The objective of the research reported in this article is to understand the extent of e-learning implementation practices currently in use in Jordanian government universities. In order to achieve this objective, a survey of e-learning implementation practice in Jordanian universities was conducted. A detailed description of the survey procedures…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Technology Integration
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Kundi, Ghulam Muhammad; Nawaz, Allah – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
One cannot predict the details of future but one can surely prepare for it. Researchers in eLearning are capitalizing on the user-perceptions as possible predictor of the user-attitudes towards the development, use, problems and prospects of eLearning in their institutions. This application is founded on the psychological fact that a human's…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Predictor Variables
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Jenkins, Martin; Browne, Tom; Walker, Richard; Hewitt, Roger – Interactive Learning Environments, 2011
This article summarises the key findings from a UK survey of higher education institutions, focusing on the development of technology enhanced learning (TEL). TEL is defined as any online facility or system that directly supports learning and teaching. The 2008 survey builds upon previous UCISA surveys conducted in 2001, 2003 and 2005 and for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, School Surveys
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Nihuka, Kassimu A.; Voogt, Joke – International Journal on E-Learning, 2011
In most sub-Sahara African countries, distance education is delivered using print materials complemented by a few face-to-face sessions. The approach is associated with a myriad of challenges some of which can be addressed by appropriately selected e-learning technologies based on the context in which they need to be used. This study was designed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Electronic Learning, Open Universities
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Stodberg, Ulf; Orre, Carl Johan – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2010
Purpose: This paper seeks to present the issue of e-learning development in a public university in Bolivia, together with challenges that could support the work of a sustainable development of practice and educational technologies. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents the first phase of an interpretative case study. It comprises data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Sustainability, College Instruction
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Ala-Mutka, Kirsti; Gaspar, Pal; Kismihok, Gabor; Suurna, Margit; Vehovar, Vasja – European Journal of Education, 2010
This article summarises research carried out between 2006 and 2008 by IPTS (Institution for Prospective Technological Studies) in collaboration with a consortium of experts from 10 member states, led by ICEGEC. The project gathered information on eLearning developments to assess drivers and barriers and to suggest implications for policy and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Program Descriptions
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Salawu, I. O.; Adeoye, F. A.; Ojo, Olugbenga David; Olakulehin, Felix Kayode – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2010
Open and Distance Education if well organized, is an adequate alternative to conventional education. For acceptability of this assertion, the public, governments, employers of labour and other stakeholders need to be convinced that ODL institutions are not providing half-baked education. Also, for the public and other shareholders enthusiasm and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Nonparametric Statistics
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Muhirwa, Jean-Marie – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
Distance education and information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been marketed as cost-effective ways to rescue struggling educational institutions in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This study uses classroom video analysis and follow-up interviews with teachers, students, and local tutors to analyse…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Conflict, Interaction, Foreign Countries
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Boitshwarelo, Bopelo – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
This paper explores a case of teacher professional development in Botswana where a blended learning solution was attempted. The analysis of the implementation environment reveals deficiencies in policy, schools (workplaces), and training providers. The paper concludes with three recommendations: 1) Schools should support ongoing teacher learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Professional Development, Case Studies
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Thakrar, Jayshree; Zinn, Denise; Wolfenden, Freda – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
The challenges to teacher educators in sub-Saharan Africa are acute. This paper describes how the Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) consortium is working within institutional and national policy systems to support school-based teacher professional development. The TESSA consortium (13 African institutions and 5 international…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Consortia, Educational Resources
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